A self-deprecating video of President Ma Ying-jeou bidding farewell to his Facebook followers went viral Wednesday, racking up some 3 million views and 200,000 likes.
Former Education Minister Cheng Jei-cheng (鄭瑞成) expressed deep concern Wednesday over the incoming government's focus on training students to meet industry manpower needs.
The subject of the photo looks out from behind bars, with newspapers arranged in front of him to prove what day it is. This "proof of life" shot is not a scene from a kidnapping but an effort by the Taipei Zoo to debunk rumors that a prized panda recently died.
High school students could, for the first time in history, "take a seat at the table" and become members of the curriculum review committee, after the legislature passed amendments to the Senior High School Education Act (高級中等教育法) on Tuesday.
Most people believe President-elect Tsai Ing-wen should not accede to the "1992 Consensus" in her inauguration speech and should prioritize the economy over cross-strait relations, according to poll results released Tuesday by the green-leaning Taiwan Thinktank.
Taiwan's economy bears close ties with China. 70 percent of the nation's GDP is comprised of exports, with about 40 percent of that going to mainland China. Chinese visitors to Taiwan also make up the island's largest tourist group., 1 Comment
Academia Sinica said Tuesday that President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) would not be able to complete the selection process for its new chief by May 20, according to the Presidential Office.
The main stage of the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and vice president-elect Chen Chien-jen is seen in this photo taken in front of the Presidential Office on Monday, May 17.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials remained silent on the incoming government's selection for the National Security Bureau (NSB) chief Tuesday, rumored to be National Security Council (NSC) ex-Deputy Secretary-General Wang Hsi-tien (王西田), who specializes in mainland China intelligence gathering.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers on Tuesday stalled a motion on U.S. pork imports by referring it to a joint committee for review.